Saltoun Primary School

Archive for May, 2014

*****STOP PRESS*****

P3-4 have just learned that they have been awarded a Gold Award for their Mary’s Meals pallet garden at the Gardening Scotland exhibition.  The national garden and outdoor living show, which is held at the Royal Highland Show Ground in Edinburgh, is on until Sunday.  If you have time pop along and see our fantastic garden […]

Setting Up at Gardening Scotland

Today, 6 members of P3-4 went with Lee Young and Mrs Leslie to set up our entry for the pallet garden competition as part of the Gardening Scotland exhibition this weekend. Our entry, which is based on the fantastic fundraising that the school did for Mary’s Meals was designed by the children, with support from Lee. […]

Finishing Touches for Headteachers’ Conference

P3-4 and P5-6 have been working with Susan Hamilton to perfect the two songs that they will sing tomorrow at East Lothian Council’s Headteachers Conference.  The pupils at Saltoun Primary School are delighted to have been asked to sing at the Brunton Hall for all the headteachers and are very excited about tomorow.

Wild Wood Map Reading

Last Wednesday P3-4 went to the woods to learn about and look at maps.  We looked at Ordance Survey maps and then walked around the woods creating our own map of Strawberry Woods.  We marked all the paths and the boundaries and the entrances to the woods as well as other key features. “I thought it was really […]

A few faces from Lockerbie

Facing up to the Lockerbie Challenge on PhotoPeach

Lockerbie- the activities

Lockerbie Manor on PhotoPeach

Craft Bombing of Saltoun

Children from all classes recently decided to take action to brighten up their village. Lee suggested that they take part in Voluntary Arts Scotland’s week of celebrating craft by “Craft Bombing” the village. With support from staff and parents a plan was hatched to weave, chalk and decorate. On Friday 9th May children headed out into the village […]

Lockerbie Manor Camp

On Friday the 9th of May, P4/5/6 left for Lockerbie Manor. The journey took two and a half hours. When we got there we had a fire drill. Then we did the activities. The food was amazing!!!!. We did abseiling, archery, shooting with pellet rifles, climbing, compass work, orienteering, canoeing, zipwire and a disco. The dorms were luxury:). It was […]


All slept like logs last night after a full day of canoeing, mountain biking, climbing, abseiling,rifle shooting….  More to come today plus rope work, zip wire and of course the dreaded disco tonight!  The weather is better than forecast but we are still a bit muddy and wet at times but there is a good […]


All safe and well. Great location and good food. Some have slept better than others! All off canoeing this morning. Lindy